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Tennison Family Group Sheets




Husband: John Tennison
Born: 1628 in Holland
Married: about 1651 in St. Mary's County, Maryland This marriage ended in what was very likely the first divorce on American soil!
Died: January 1683, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Buried:
Father:
Mother:
Other spouses:
Wife: Elizabeth [--?--]
Born: about 1634 in England
Died: before 1701, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Father:
Mother:
Other spouses: James Green (married about 1684)

CHILDREN
Name: John Tennison, Jr.
Born: 1652
Married: about 1675, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Died: 1700
Spouse: Sarah [--?--]
Name: Matthew Tennison
Born: about 1653
Married:
Died: after 1705, possibly in Charles County, Maryland
Spouse: Mary Brooks
Name: Mary Tennison
Born: about 1655
Married:
Died: about 1733
Spouse: William Cheshire
Name: Justinian Tennison
Born: about 1664
Married:
Died: about 1699, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Spouse: Elizabeth Shanks
Name: Absolom Tennison
Born: 1665
Married:
Died: before 1694
Spouse: Elizabeth [--?--]





Husband: Justinian Tennison
Born: about 1629 in Weymouth or Yarmouth, England
Married:
Died: Between January & July, 1699, Charles County, Maryland
Buried:
Father:
Mother:
Other spouses:
Wife: Katherine Gresham
Born:
Died:
Father: John Gresham
Mother:
Other spouses:

CHILDREN
Name: Jane Tennison
Born: about 1657, Northumberland County, Virginia
Married:
Died: about 1689, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Spouse: Vincent Mansell
Name: Barbara Tennison
Born: about 1660, Northumberland County, Virginia
Married:
Died: about 1740, Charles County, Maryland
Spouse: Oliver Burch
Name: Justinian Tennison, Jr.
Born: about 1663, Northumberland County, Virginia
Married:
Died: 15 July 1686, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Spouse: [--?--] Place
Name: Mary Tennison
Born: about 1666
Married:
Died:
Spouse: George Dement, Jr.
Name: John Tennison
Born: about 1668, Charles County, Maryland
Married:
Died: about 1744, Charles County, Maryland
Spouse: Sarah Lemaster
Name: Catherine Tennison
Born: 1670, Charles County, Maryland
Married:
Died: about 1725
Spouse: John Scott, Jr.
Name: Elizabeth Tennison
Born: 1673, Charles County, Maryland
Married:
Died: about 1724
Spouse: James Williams, Sr.
Name: Sarah Tennison
Born: 1676
Married:
Died:
Spouse: John Noe
Name: Diana Tennison
Born: 1678, Charles County, Maryland
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Christian Tennison
Born: 1680, Charles County, Maryland
Married:
Died: 1759, Charles County, Maryland
Spouse: Samuel Cooksey





Husband: John Tennison, Jr.
Born: 1652
Married: about 1675, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Died: 1700
Buried:
Father: John Tennison
Mother: Elizabeth [--?--]
Other spouses:
Wife: Sarah [--?--]
Born:
Died:
Father:
Mother:
Other spouses:

CHILDREN
Name: John Tennison, III
Born: about 1675
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Abraham Tennison
Born: 1676
Married:
Died: about 1737
Spouse: Mary Hart
Name: Justinian Tennison
Born: about 1678
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Ignatious Tennison
Born: 1680
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Absolom Tennison
Born: 1682
Married:
Died:
Spouse:





Husband: Abraham Tennison
Born: 1676
Married:
Died: about 1737
Buried:
Father: John Tennison, Jr.
Mother: Sarah [--?--]
Other spouses:
Wife: Mary Hart
Born: about 1676
Died: after 1738, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Father: Gilbert Hart
Mother:
Other spouses:

CHILDREN
Name: John Tennison
Born: about 1700
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Susannah [--?--]
Name: Absolom Tennison
Born: about 1701
Married:
Died: Between 15 December 1767 & 27 June 1768, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Spouse: Joanna [--?--]
Name: Joseph Tennison
Born: about 1702
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Joshua Tennison
Born: about 1704
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Matthew Tennison
Born: about 1706
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Ann Tennison
Born: about 1708
Married:
Died:
Spouse: [--?--] Millard
Name: Mary Tennison
Born: about 1710
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Susannah Tennison
Born: about 1710
Married:
Died:
Spouse:





Husband: Absolom Tennison
Born: about 1701
Married:
Died: Between 15 December 1767 & 27 June 1768, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Buried:
Father: Abraham Tennison
Mother: Mary Hart
Other spouses:
Wife: Joanna [--?--]
Born: about 1700
Died: Between 23 February & 14 April 1769, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Father:
Mother:
Other spouses:

CHILDREN
Name: John Tennison
Born: about 1727
Married:
Died: before 15 December 1767
Spouse: Elizabeth [--?--]
Name: Justinian Tennison
Born: about 1729
Married:
Died: about 1776
Spouse:
Name: Christian Tennison
Born: about 1731
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Sarah Tennison
Born: about 1733
Married:
Died:
Spouse: James Doxey
Name: Sabra Tennison
Born: about 1735
Married:
Died:
Spouse: [--?--] Cossar
Name: Thomas Tennison
Born: about 1737
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Ann Tennison
Born: about 1738
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Abraham Tennison, Sr.
Born: about 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Married: about 1759, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Died: 1825, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Spouse: Mary Stevens or Stephens





Husband: Abraham Tennison, Sr.
Born: about 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Married: about 1759, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Died: 1825, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Buried:
Father: Absolom Tennison
Mother: Joanna [--?--]
Other spouses:
Wife: Mary Stevens or Stephens
Born: 1742, St. Mary's County, Maryland
Died: about 1820, North Carolina
Father: John Stevens/Stephens
Mother: Elizabeth [--?--]
Other spouses:

CHILDREN
Name: Abraham Tennison, Jr.
Born: 1763, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Married:
Died: 1825, Tennessee
Spouse: Jane Adams
Name: Joseph Tennison
Born: 1764
Married:
Died: after 1827
Spouse: Sybella Brandon
Name: Thomas Tennison
Born: 1765
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Elizabeth Walker
Name: Mary Tennison
Born: about 1766
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Richard Kent
Name: Jacob Tennison
Born: before 1770
Married:
Died: before 1820
Spouse: Lavinnia [--?--]
Name: Benjamin Tennison
Born: 1772
Married:
Died: 1847
Spouse: Phoebe Cooper
Name: Matthew Tennison
Born: 1775
Married:
Died: 1850
Spouse:
Name: Reuben Tennison
Born: 1780
Married:
Died: before 1840
Spouse: Nancy Scott
Name: Samuel Tennison
Born: 1787
Married:
Died: after 1840
Spouse:





Husband: Abraham Tennison, Jr.
Born: 1763, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Married:
Died: 1825, Tennessee
Buried:
Father: Abraham Tennison, Sr.
Mother: Mary Stevens or Stephens
Other spouses:
Wife: Jane Adams
Born: 1760, Maryland
Died: 1831, Rutherford County, Tennessee
Father: Hopewell Adams
Mother: Elizabeth Smith
Other spouses:

CHILDREN
Name: Mary Phoebe Tennison
Born: 1781
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Cornelius Brandon
Name: Levisa Tennison
Born: 1783
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Samuel Fulks
Name: Elizabeth Margaret Tennison
Born: 1 December 1786, Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina
Married: 21 June 1806, Rutherford, Davison County, Tennessee
Died: 25 December 1851, on the California Trail on the way to Oregon
Spouse: Hugh Carnahan
Name: Nancy Adams Tennison
Born: 1789, Rowan County, North Carolina
Married: 1820
Died: March 1870, Madison County, Missouri
Spouse: James King
Name: Solomon Tennison
Born: about 1790
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Edmond Tennison
Born: 1793, North Carolina
Married:
Died:
Spouse:
Name: Sarah Tennison
Born: 1794
Married:
Died:
Spouse: James Hilton
Name: Rebecca Tennison
Born: 1796
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Britton Pace
Name: Archibald Tennison
Born: 1802
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Ruth Jones
Name: Hiram Abraham Tennison
Born: 1805
Married:
Died:
Spouse: Sarah W. Vawter